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Set theory seminarFriday, May 16, 201410:00 amGC6417

Alexander Rapp

The Laver Preparation

The CUNY Graduate Center

I will present the result of Laver demonstrating that the existence of a supercompact cardinal implies the existence of a Laver function, and using this to construct a model with a supercompact cardinal k which remains supercompact in any k-directed-closed forcing extension.